» How Do “Flourishers” Flourish? – Adventures in Positive Psychology

A flourishing person is someone who experiences positive emotions, excels in daily life, and is a contributing and productive member of society. In other words, they consistently feel good and do good.


The article shares six pleasant activities that can boost positive emotions. The “flourishers” experienced higher levels of positive emotions during these activities:



Interacting With Others

Playing and Amusement

Learning and Curiousity

Spiritual Activity



As you go through your day, work to observe and be aware of your emotional reactions to different situations and experiences. Determine what activities, people, and places elicit the greatest positivity for you, and incorporate more of this into your life.